Throughout history, the monarchy has expressed its dominance and wealth through its residences. While attitudes to the royal family may change over the years, there is a constant and increasing source of visitors to Britain's palaces and other royal residences. Royal Palaces of Britain is a sumptuous book that celebrates these amazing places. Illustrated with Chris Coe and Paul Riddle's lavish original photography, the book traverses the nation, visiting 30 of the finest royal palaces in England, Scotland and Wales. It delves into the history of each one and reveals its position in the life of the British monarchy. From London's well-known royal residences and those in the surrounding area, such as Windsor Castle and Hampton Court, to castles in North Wales and palaces north of the border, this authoritative book brings to life the history of all the fantastic homes explored.